Artist:AssyrianAncient Near Eastern
Dates:ca. 883-859 B.C.E.
Dimensions: 89 11/16 x 79 15/16 in. (227.8 x 203 cm) Approximate weight: 4060 lb. (1841.6kg)
Museum Location: Ancient Middle Eastern Art, The Hagop Kevorkian Gallery, 3rd Floor
Accession Number: 55.146
Image: 55.146_bw_SL1.jpg,Neg A; source material provided by curitorial dep
Catalogue Description: Alabaster relief with two registers of decoration separated by "standard inscription." Upper register, two winged, human-headed genie wearing horned caps, kneeling and fertilizing a miniature sacred palm; to the left, another conventionalized palm. Lower register, two standing, winged and bird-headed genie, each with cone and bucket fertilizing a sacred palm; to the left another sacred palm tree. Condition: Cut through center. Both sections now broken into even smaller pieces. Various small gaps, particularly along breaks.